Jan 30, 2013 5:00am PST
before a senate committee. as kyla campbell reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom the nra is ready to fight. >> reporter: the nra executive director is going before the senate in its first hearing on gun violence since the deadly school shoot newtown. wayne lap area is the new defender of gun rights. he will talk about how law- abiding gun owners should not -- and mark kelly the former congresswoman of gabby giffords. the couple is pushing for gun control through an organization they recently started. called americans for responsible solutions. >> reporter: the nra will have to go head to head with dianne feinstein. she introduced an assault weapons ban last week. what she is saying about the nra. live in washington kyla campbell ktvu channel 2 news. >>> also in san francisco this morning two conservative action groups are holding a news conference right outside senator feinstein's san francisco office. opposing her assault weapons ban. the western representation pack is teaming up with the women warriors pack. their news conference is set for 10:00 this morning at one post street.
Jan 25, 2013 5:00am PST
this morning from white house to ban assault weapons. as kyla campbell reports vice president joe biden is taking the obama administration push for gun control on the road. >> in a few hours the vice president and other administration officials will be in richmond, virginia. they are holding a round table discussion on the white house's policy to reduce gun violence. president obama and joe biden are going around capitol hill to crisscross the country in the coming weeks. they wants to win support from people in pro gun states. the president's campaign committee turned gun safety committee is raising money now. the group is called organizing for action. it has millions of volunteers nation-wide. meanwhile democrats are trying to gain support on capitol hill after california senator dianne feinstein reintroduced a bill to ban assault weapons and high capacity magazines. >> once you have been through one of these episodes, once you see what the crime scene is like, it isn't like the movies. it changes your view of weapons. >> reporter: many republicans don't think an assault weapons ban i
Jan 29, 2013 5:00am PST
next, kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> here in the bay area, undocumented immigrants are excited about the possibility of true immigration reform. many immigrants say they hope the current effort lead to a path to citizenship and many are allowing people to legalize their status as it will be better for everyone. >> the country will benefit. >> they testified illegal immigrants make up 7% of the population, the high hest in the -- highest in the country. >>> they are holding public viewings of president barack obama's speech and here throughout the bay area, we will have a public viewing at guadeloupe church and that begins at 7:55 this morning. >>> the young woman accused of the car crash at the twin peeks is due in court. she is expected to find out the date of her preliminary hearing. she is charged with vehicular man slaughter, driving under the influence and hit-and-run. she had blood alcohol level way over the legal limit when she ran over and killed a 56-year- old woman. two other people were hurt. >>> police down in southern california are trying to figure out